Faculty

Jessica Ailani, MD

Director, MedStar Georgetown Headache Center
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Headache

 

Fahd Amjad, MD, MS

Co-Clinical Director, HD CERC 
Attending Physician, Movement Disorders
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders
 

FARIA AMJAD, MD

Faria Amjad, MS Attending

  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Director of Clinical Research, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
  Director, Spasticity Clinic
  Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis

Laxman Bahroo, DO

Director, Botulinum Toxin Clinic 
Director, Residency Program, Department of Neurology
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders

Richard T. Benson, MD, phd

  Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

JOseph m. choi, md

Attending Physician, MDA and ALS Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular diseases

 

anne constantino, md

  Attending Physician, Department of Neurology

 

 

M. Carter Denny, MD, MPH

  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

Carrie O. Dougherty, MD

Program Director, Headache Fellowship
Attending Physician, Headache Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Headache

 

Alexander Dromerick, MD

Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neurology
Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Specialty: Rehabilitation Medicine

 

Matthew A. Edwardson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

Rhonda B. Friedman, PhD

Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation
Professor, Department of Neurology 

 

 

Ishita A. Gambhir, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Clinic
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders 

 

william Garmoe, ph.d., abpp-cn

Garmoe  Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist
  Director of Psychology, MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MNRN)
  Specialty: Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychology

 

 

Nady golestaneh, Phd, ms

Director, The Golestaneh Lab
Director of Research, Department of Opthalmology
Assistant Professor, Departments of Opthalmology, Neurology, Biochemistry

 

Brent T. Harris, MD, PhD

Brent Harris

  Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Pathology
  Director of Neuropathology 
  Director, Harris Lab
  Director, Georgetown Brain Bank
  Co-Director, Histopathology and Tissue Shared Resource
  Consulting Neuropathologist, DC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
  Specialty: Neuropathology

Edward B. Healton, MD, MPH

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences & Executive Dean, Georgetown University Medical School
Professor, Department of Neurology and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (MGUH)
 

 

AMIE w. Hsia, MD

  Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Georgetown University
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

nancy hu, MD

Nancy Hu, MD, Attending Neurologist

  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Core Team, Multiple Sclerosis Patient Centered Specialty Practice
  Co-Director, Neurology Clerkship, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis

 

Rakesh jaitly, MD

Jaitly  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

Chandni Kalaria, MD

  Attending Physician, Vascular Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, MedStar Georgetown University
  Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

 

Jagmeet Kanwal, PhD

Director, Neurophysiology and Behavior Lab
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

RObert Laureno, MD

Robert Laureno, Neurology Attending   Professor of Neurology, Georgetown University
   Chair, Department of Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

 

 

MARK M. LIN, MD, Phd, faan

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Division, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Associate Chairman, Department of Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center

 

Steven Lo, MD

Attending Physician, Movement Disorder Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders

 

Prerna Malla, MD

  Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, Medstar Washington Hospital Center
  Specialty: Clinical Neurophysiology

 

 

Allen Mandir, MD, PhD

Director, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Clinical Neurophysiology/Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

 

Shema Mathew, MD

Shema Mathew, Headache Attending  Attending Physician, Headache Center
  Department of Neurology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  Specialty: Headache Medicine

 

 

Douglas J. Mayson, MD

Attending Physician, Stroke Center 
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Vascular Neurology

 

Andrei Medvedev, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging

 

 

Robert Minahan, MD

Director, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Clinical Neurophysiology/Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

 

Carlos A. Mora, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Director of Education, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
Co-Director: Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program
Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis

Gholam Motamedi, MD

Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

Charbel Moussa, mBBS, phd

  Associate Professor of Neurology
  Director- Laboratory for Dementia and Parkinsonism
  Scientific and Clinical Research Director- Translational Neurotherapeutics Program
  National Parkinson's Foundation Center
  Director- Lewy Body Dementia Research Center of Excellence
  Department of Neurology, Georgetown University Medical Center
  Director, Neurosciences Grand Rounds
 

Shakti V. Nayar, MD

Program Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular Diseases

 

Elissa L. Newport, PhD

Director, Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery 
Director, Learning and Development Lab 
Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Benjamin J. Osborne, MD

Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Director, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Clinic
Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic
Co-Director, Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program
Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Multiple Sclerosis

Fernando Pagan, MD

Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology
Director, Movement Disorders Program
Medical Director, Georgetown University Hospital National Parkinsonism Foundation Center of Excellence
Medical Director, Translational Neurotherapeutics Program
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Movement Disorders

Pamela A. Saunders, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Educator Track
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

 

Marianne Schuelein, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neurology
Assistant Professor, SOM Clinician Track

 

 

Robert K. Shin, MD

  Professor, Department of Neurology
  Director, Georgetown Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center
  Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Multiple Sclerosis

 

Ira Shoulson, MD

Director, Program for Regulatory Science & Medicine (PRSM)
Professor, Neurology, Pharmacology & Human Science
Principal Investigator, Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science & Innovation (CERSI)

 

Michael D. Sirdofsky, MD

Director, EMG Laboratory/Neuromuscular Division
Director, MDA Clinic
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: EMG/Neuromuscular Disorders 

 

Victoria N. Starbuck, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Nathan starr, DO

Nathan Starr, Movement Disorders Attending  Attending Physician, Movement Disorders
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialties: Neurology, Movement Disorders

 

Andrew B. Stemer, MD

Director, Stroke Center
Vascular Neurologist and Neuro Interventional Radiologist 
Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Radiology
Specialties: Vascular Neurology, Neurointerventional Radiology 

 

Ted Supalla, PhD

Professor, Departments of Neurology, Linguistics, and Psychology
Director, Sign Language Research Lab 
Center for Brain Plasticity and Research

 

Francis G. Tirol, MD

  Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

tricia y. Ting, MD

  Professor, Department of Neurology
  Regional Director of Epilepsy, MedStar Health
  Specialty: EEG/Epilepsy

 

Carlo Tornatore, MD

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Executive Director, Multiple Sclerosis Patient Centered Specialty Practice
Co-Director, Neurology Clerkship, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Specialty: Multiple Sclerosis

Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD

Yaghi  Attending Physician, Movement Disorders
  Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  Specialty: Movement Disorders

 

Rochelle F. Tractenberg, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

 

 

Peter E. Turkeltaub, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Cognitive Recovery Lab
Director, Aphasia Clinic, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
Medical Director, Center for Aphasia Research and Rehabilitation, Georgetown University Medical Center

 

R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD

Director, Memory Disorders Program
Professor, Department of Neurology
Specialty: Memory Disorders

 

Michael Ullman, PhD

Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Secondary appointments in the Departments of Neurology, Linguistics and Psychology
Director, Brain and Language Lab
Director, Georgetown EEG/ERP Laboratory

John W. VanMeter, PhD

Associate Professor on the Research Track, Medical Center 
Director, Center for Functional and Molecular Imaging 
 

 

Nassim Zecavati, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Neurology